Art Werger was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey in 1955. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1978, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1982. From 1982 to 2000, Mr. Werger was a Professor of Art at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. Since 2000, Art Werger has been the Director of Foundations and Professor of Printmaking at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.
Art says of his work, “The characters’ actions are intended to suggest a narrative which requires the viewer’s participation to be resolved.”